The Oregon craft beer scene is an exciting one, and the 34th annual Oregon Brewers Festival celebrates local craft brewers and cider makers. Located in beautiful Portland, Oregon, the festival offers attendees the chance to sample dozens of craft beer styles from 93 Oregon craft brewers, plus 8 Oregon cider makers. Plus, the event has home brewing demonstrations, games, a Meet the Brewer area, beer-related vendors and delicious food vendors. There is something for everyone – even minors and designated drivers, at the Crater Lake Soda Garden, which features complimentary handcrafted sodas. If you love beer, especially sampling new ones, the Oregon Brewers Festival is a must visit!
Beer Tastings: The pinnacle of the Oregon Brewers Festival, attendees can sample beers from 93 local craft brewers, and 8 local cider makers. The festival is divided into two areas, each of which has four semi-trailers that can pour up to 12 beers each. To partake in beer tasting, attendees can purchase a souvenir tasting mug for $20, which includes the 2022 mug and 10 tasting tokens. Additional tokens are $1 each.
Exhibits: Seminars and exhibits by homebrewers and breweriana collectors are also part of the festival. From past beer memorabilia to daily beer 101 sessions, merchandise and much more, there’s plenty of additional fun at the Oregon Brewers Festival. Click here to see a full list of participants.
Food: The only thing that can make beer better is a delicious meal or snack to go along with it! There are 6 food trucks at the festival providing food and non-alcoholic drinks. Click here to see what’s available.
Meet the Brewers Tent: Have a beer question you’ve always wondered about, or just want to meet the brewer who crafts your favorite beer? The Meet the Brewers Tent allows you to do just that! Visit the tent to meet the men and women behind the brews you’ve sampled.
Crater Lake Soda Garden: Designated drivers and minors can stop by this area for free handcrafted sodas. Drinkers can purchase these non-alcoholic beverages for one token.
The Oregon Brewers Festival has some on-site amenities that can help to make your experience easier and more fun! These include: restrooms, ATM, Hopworks Bike Corral, info area, phone charging station, souvenirs, mug rinse stations and more.
Tom McCall Waterfront Park
300 SW Naito Parkway
Portland, OR 97204
There is no RVing at The Oregon Brewers Festival or Tom McCall Waterfront Park, but there are many RV parks nearby to choose from. These include:
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The Oregon Brewers Festival is located at Tom McCall Waterfront Park in downtown Portland. To get into the park, there are four entrances:
Under the Morrison Street Bridge
At SW Oak Street
At SW Pine Street
Along the sea will at Pine
Public transportation is the best option to get to the Oregon Brewers Festival, and the MAX line drops riders off one block from the festival at SW First and Oak Street.
There is no on-site event parking, but there is parking nearby at the SmartPark at 33 NW Davis Street. The Hopworks Bike Corral lets festival attendees park your bike for free, and is staffed by volunteers. The bike corral is located under the Morrison Street Bridge.
The Oregon Brewers Festival does not require admission or a ticket to enter the festival grounds. However, in order to participate in beer or cider tasting, a current year’s souvenir tasting mug is required. The cost is $20, which includes a mug and 10 tasting tokens. Additional tokens are $1 each.
Patrons pay five tokens for a full 14-oz mug of beer or cider, or one token for a 3-oz taste. Enjoy Happy Hour on Thursday from 12—3 p.m. and pay just four tokens for a full 14-oz mug of beer or cider, or one token for a 3-oz taste.
Mugs and tokens can be purchased on-site at the mug/token sales tent, inside the entrance at SW Oak Street. In the two weeks leading up to the festival, mugs and tokens can be pre-purchased at several locations around Portland, including:
Love beer? Check out the local brews at the Oregon Brewers Festival without stressing about travel plans. Imagine spending the day enjoying delicious food and great craft beer, then returning home to a fully stocked kitchen, private bathroom and comfortable bed. It’s possible with anRV rental from RVshare! Even better, you can experience all the beauty that Portland and Oregon state have to offer before or after your visit to the festival in a comfortable RV.
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